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Job title: Sessional Instructor – Department of Asian Studies – Faculty of Arts – Fall 2024

Company: University of Prince Edward Island

Job description: The Asian Studies (AST) Program ( ), Faculty of Arts, UPEI invites applications for a sessional teaching position during the Fall 2024 semester. We are seeking a qualified candidate to teach the following Korean Studies (KS) course:AST 3101: Modern Korean History (online)September 4-December 24, 2024 (expected enrolment 70-100)Calendar course description:This course presents the intellectual, social, political, and economic history of modern Korea from the early twentieth century to the present day. It discusses modernization, the rise of modern ideologies such as nationalism, communism, the democracy, the Korean war, the transformation of Korean identity, urbanization, changing status and roles of women, and the religious landscape of today’s Korea.Qualifications:A doctoral (or master’s) degree with undergraduate and/or graduate training in Korean or East Asian Studies (history, civilization, society, culture, or politics). Applications with teaching experience in the same or related courses on these topics are preferred. Qualified candidates should be familiar with the traditions and contemporary developments of Korean history. Since this sessional course is externally funded by an international KS project grant, the recommended candidate is expected to contribute to project activities such as research or participation in Korean studies.This sessional position is also subject to final budgetary and administrative approval.Application instructions:E-mail a letter of application, an updated curriculum vitae, a tentative course syllabus, anda brief research statement to:Dr. Edward ChungAsian Studies and Korean Studies Project Director and Professor of Religious StudiesFaculty of Arts, UPEICharlottetown, PEI C1A-4P3e-mail:cc: Jill Blaquiere (AST administrative assistant)UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.Closing date for applications is July 17,2024.

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Job date: Fri, 05 Jul 2024 06:46:30 GMT